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How Can I Protect my Family Financially?
I just had a baby and almost immediately started thinking about how I need life insurance. I haven’t really looked into it at all and was wondering if you had recommendations.
Should I Get a New Credit Card?
I just finished paying off my student loans and I’m wondering if I should get a new credit card to reflect my improved credit score. Does that kind of thing matter? Are the benefits significant?
How Does the Impeachment Inquiry Affect My Investments?
I read a lot of “market dips as investors weigh impeachment” headlines, and I’m wondering how much this mess might affect my retirement account. Should I be concerned?
Saudi Arabia Attack: Should I Panic?
How does the attack on the oil facilities in Saudi Arabia affect global prices? Should I be budgeting extra money for gas for a while?
Decluttering: How to Get My Spouse on Board
I’ve been thinking about renting out our basement to bring in a little extra monthly income. Problem is, my wife has loads of old stuff in there that she doesn’t want to get rid of. Any advice?
Tips for Starting Your Own Business
I’m on the verge of breaking off to start my own construction company. I’ve never done anything this big before and I’m wondering if you have any advice to keep me from getting cold feet.
Financial Bind: Use My Emergency Fund or Take On Debt?
My car died the other day and I need to get a replacement ASAP. I’m wondering if it makes more sense to take some money from my emergency fund or take on a little bit of debt. Any thoughts?
How Can I Ease My Student Loan Burden?
Do you have any recommendations for easing the burden of student loan debt? I’m working steadily and making my payments on time, but I’m wondering if there’s a better approach.
Is College Worth the Cost?
My son just started high school, and I’m beginning to have some doubts about college. I’ve been saving and have a modest college fund for him, but is college really worth the expense?
Using Your IRA to Buy Your First Home
I’m looking into buying my first house and understand I can use IRA funds for the purchase without being penalized. How hard or easy is it to make this withdrawal?
Successfully Re-Entering the Workforce
I was laid off a few months ago and took the opportunity to travel and enjoy life for a bit. Now I’m ready to get back to work and want to find a job I enjoy. Any thoughts for a 32-year-old?
Tips to Grow Your Small Business
I run a little online retail company and I’m looking to expand. Business is going well but not booming, so I’m wondering how I can slowly grow my company without making some potentially fatal mistake.
How to Get Started Investing in Your 30's
I’m 34 and I’ve never really invested before. I’m still paying off student loans but know I need to start saving for retirement. Any suggestions?
Simple Ways to Increase Motivation in the Workplace
Any ideas for workplace motivation? Really trying to avoid being the type of boss who everyone fears, but I’ve also got a few workers I feel like might be slacking.
How to Begin Investing as a College Student
I’m a 20 year old college student looking to save via investing. I’m trying to think long term and wondering what’s the best way to save/invest $100 each month.
Owning a Car Doesn't Have to Break the Bank
Between insurance, my lease, and gas, my car is costing me over $1,000 a month. How can I get this number lower? I’m feeling pretty helpless right now.